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  1. This professor had a passion for his Haitian homeland and his beloved studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    Sylvan Jolibois was a civil engineering professor at Florida International University, an activist for Haiti, his homeland, and mentor to students. In this Jan. 8, 1996 file photo, Sylvan Jolibois , then an associate professor of civil engineering at Florida International University, discussed traffic problems at an intersection in North Dade with researcher Greg Netto, then an FIU civil engineering student.

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  2. From Longhorn to Bull: Strong is new South Florida coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    In this Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Texas coach Charlie Strong yells during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against California in Berkeley, Calif.

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  3. At least 24 dead in Oakland fire at a Ghost Ship,a artist space known as a death trapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Genevieve Griesau grieved before a church service Saturday at Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, Calif. Griesau lost four friends in a fire that broke out during a party at a two-story warehouse and artists' studio in Oakland, killing at least nine people and leaving about two dozen missing.

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  4. What our words of the year tell us about 2016Read the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Robert Reich, Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and former US Secretary of Labor, shares his take on Dictionary.com's 2016 Word of the Year choice. This screen image released by Dictionary.com shows the definition of xenophobia, named as word of the year.

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  5. Dictionary.com's word of the year is 'xenophobia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    You might have thought about it, heard it. A lot. You might have even felt it: Dictionary.com's word of the year is "xenophobia."

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  6. Miami real estate likely to be increasingly attractive to buyers from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Like any plant, growth of the Chinese bamboo tree requires nurturing - water, fertile soil, sunshine. In its first year, we see no visible signs of activity.

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  7. They dona t fear pain, terminally ill say. They fear losing dignity and becoming burdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Supporters of "death with dignity" have succeeded in legalizing medical aid-in-dying in five states by convincing voters, lawmakers and courts that terminally ill patients have the right to die without suffering intractable pain in their final days or weeks. When Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's law in 2015, he said: "I do not know what I would do if I were dying in prolonged and excruciating pain" and that it would be a "comfort to consider the options afforded by this bill."

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  8. After 2 sexual assaults in a weekend, students decide to ban partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Sexual assault has been a topic in the national spotlight for a while, especially after Brock Turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman on Stanford's campus and only went to jail for three months. Stanford reacted to that scandal by banning hard alcohol, which drew widespread criticism.

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  9. UC Berkeley Greek parties banned amid sexual assault reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Fraternities and sororities at the University of California, Berkeley have taken a bold stance against sexual violence, voluntarily banning all parties following reports of two sexual assaults last week at off-campus frat functions. Interfraternity Council President Daniel Saedi called it "relatively unprecedented" for the Greek system to suspend its own parties but said Friday that fraternities and sororities agreed to pause social events to figure out how to keep them safe.

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  10. Complaint to feds says Southwest Airlines profiled MuslimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A religious rights organization has filed a complaint with federal authorities against Southwest Airlines for what the group says was racial and religious profiling of a Muslim passenger. The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed a complaint with the Department of Transportation Wednesday on behalf of Khairuldeen Makhzoomi.

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  11. NC lottery winners repeatedly beat stunning odds. Are they gaming the system?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A High Point woman won more than 40 times on scratch-off tickets worth at least $600 from 2011 to late 2015. The largest of her prizes totaled some $57,000.

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  12. On Sao Miguel, the tradition of the 'emigrante' enduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The woman in Domingos Rebelo's famous 1926 painting "Os Emigrantes" sits on a trunk at the port, sheltered from the sun by a large blue parasol held by the well-dressed, older gentleman sitting next to her. There's a long voyage ahead of her, and her face and stance reflect her sadness.

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  13. University of California, Berkeley chancellor resigns postRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The University of California, Berkeley chancellor, who critics alleged was too lenient when handling sexual harassment cases involving high-profile faculty members, has resigned his post. CORRECTS DATE OF RESIGNATION TO TUESDAY, AUG.

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  14. On Nice's Riviera, signs of normal returning after attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. Community members gather in Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus to take part in a vigil for student Nicolas Leslie on Monday, July 18, 2016 in Berkeley, Calif.

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  15. California student among the 84 dead in France truck attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    An American student at from the University of California, Berkeley was identified Sunday as one of the 84 killed in Thursday's Bastille Day truck attack on the French city of Nice, according to statement from his school. The university said the FBI informed school officials that the body of 20-year-old Nicolas Leslie, from Del Mar in the San Diego area, had been identified.

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  16. Families caught in painful limbo awaiting IDs of Nice deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The painstaking process of identifying the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice dragged into its third day Sunday, adding to the anguish of family members caught between uncertainty and grief. Unidentified people comfort each other outside Pasteur hospital in Nice, southern France, three days after a truck mowed through revelers, Sunday, July 17, 2016.

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  17. Video show humpbacks feeding against San Francisco skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A kayaker captured video of humpback whales feasting on fish in a bay with the San Francisco skyline as a backdrop. Lyrinda Snyderman of Berkeley, California, says she was out with three other kayakers to circle nearby Angel Island on Sunday when the group spotted the whales.

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  18. Muslim leaders wage theological battle against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    As the military and political battle against the Islamic State group escalates, Muslim imams and scholars in the West are fighting on another front - through theology. Imam Suhaib Webb, a Muslim leader in the District of Columbia, has held live monthly video chats to refute the religious claims of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

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  19. Got a book idea? Pitch it a " fastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The good doctors - husband-and-wife team Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry - appear Saturday in Miami, courtesy of the Miami Writers Institute, a program of Miami Book Fair Year-Round , for their second Pitchapalooza here. Authors of the comprehensive The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published , they've traveled around the country listening to book pitches, from the Brooklyn Book Festival to the Midwest to rural Alaska.

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  20. Student removed from Southwest flight after speaking Arabic on planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Earlier this month, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi found himself at a gathering with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. He had been invited to the dinner-and-lecture event in Los Angeles by a friend who works for the World Affairs Council, and he was thrilled.

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